ONLINE JOURNALISM PRODUCTION

JRN5ONJ

Not currently offered

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

Students in this subject develop and edit content for web publication. The subject introduces students to the basics of producing journalism with smart phones and mobile devices, web design, and the skills necessary to create and prepare graphics for the web. Over the course of the subject, students develop and maintain a blog and are given the opportunity to develop their writing and research skills. This subject also introduces students to journalistic uses of social media. No specialist computer programming or design skills are required for entry into this subject.

SchoolHumanities and Social Sciences

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorNasya Bahfen

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Available as ElectiveNo

Learning ActivitiesN/A

Capstone subjectNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

PrerequisitesJRN5LEJ OR JRN5JWT

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Quota Management StrategyN/A

Quota-conditions or rulesN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Minimum credit point requirementN/A

Assumed knowledgeN/A

Career Ready

Career-focusedNo

Work-based learningNo

Self sourced or Uni sourcedN/A

Entire subject or partial subjectN/A

Total hours/days requiredN/A

Location of WBL activity (region)N/A

WBL addtional requirementsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

Graduate Capabilities

COMMUNICATION - Communicating and Influencing
INQUIRY AND ANALYSIS - Creativity and Innovation
INQUIRY AND ANALYSIS - Critical Thinking and Problem Solving
INQUIRY AND ANALYSIS - Research and Evidence-Based Inquiry

Intended Learning Outcomes

01. Critically evaluate and synthesise arguments in online content and show a readiness to inform and revise assumptions and one's own views when appropriate, and to apply web standards and usability principles.
02. Demonstrate ability to locate and utilise freely available technical documentation to extend and enhance online user experiences.
03. Identify best practice in web design and locate effective fixes and/or workarounds for common problems, and create effective user navigation for a website.
04. Locate and utilise authoritative technical documentation on web markup and usability data to create a website prototype, locate, identify and link to online sources to use as evidence in support of written work.
05. Write and publish short articles (i.e. around 300 500 words on a theme for an online readership and promote such writing through freely available social media platforms; demonstrate/show evidence of efforts to engage with audiences and publish blog content on an external website.

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